Screenplay Semi-Finalist

Q-10 Diner

A group of patrons get get quarantined in the diner during the the corona virus pandemic and who survives

Frank Mancuso

Frank Mancuso was born in Albany, NY. He graduated from Christian Brothers Academy in 1979. He received his Bachelor’s degree from the College of St. Rose in 1983 in Public Communications. In 1983, he moved to NYC to study acting and pursue his dream. He studied at HB Studio’s with Bill Hickey and Michael Beckett. He took time away from acting and started a career in Law Enforcement. He was a Court officer, worked for the NYPD as A Evidence and Property Specialist and then became a NYC Deputy Sheriff in 1997 until he retired in 2014. He was also a First Responder during the 9/11 attacks. He also worked a second job at Madison Square Garden for 25 years, which lead him back into the movie industry working as a bodyguard to many celebrities over the years. Since then he has begun writing and producing. His first production, called Blue Iron, in which he was Executive Producer aired on Amazon Prime for a year.